Made the Finals and had way to much fun!
Earlier this week I traveled to Salt Lake City for the Outdoor Retailer Show and the United Bouldering Championships. As for the competition, I qualified in 8th place but didn't climb very well in Semi-finals. I’m a little disappointed about my performance at the competition. I know its my first competition in 3 years and 13th isn’t so bad, but in the last two weeks at the gym I felt pretty strong so climbing poorly in Semi-finals was a bit of a let down. I still had fun though and now I am even more motivated to train and...
Emmeline Ragot takes 1st Place at Champery World Cup, Round #4
The World Cup Round 5 in Val Di Sole, Italy showed some great racing. Jess Stone finished with a great solid result in 14th place. Two years ago, the World Championships were held here - Rachel won the womens and Gee won the mens and the famous Sam Hill drift crash at the finish where he'd have stormed it! I remember watching it on freecaster and thought the track looked awesome – these guys definitely made it look easy.
Update from Santa Cruz Syndicate on the latest races and standings. The UCI Downhill World Cup Series is becoming a nail biter as Santa Cruz Syndicate’s Greg Minnaar takes 2nd place today in Val Di Sole, Italy in the fifth of the six race series. Gee Atherton takes the series lead with a 3rd place finish, just 7 points ahead of Greg with one race left.
GT Bikes and I recently attended Pro GRT national round #4 in Winter Park, Colorado, at the 2010 Crankworx festival. With slopestyle happening right out our race pit and by far the biggest crowd we’ve had all season, it was bound to be an awesome event.